Posted by: W. E. Poplaski | June 25, 2008

POEM OF THE DAY: Though I go to You

by Ono no Komachi (ca. 850).

 

Though I go to you

ceaselessly along dream paths,

the sum of those trysts

is less than a single glimpse

granted in the waking world.

 

Notes:

http://www.classical-japanese.net/Poetry/komachi.html

http://home.infionline.net/~ddisse/ono.html

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